Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

2.2. Government FOSS repository

The government and the public sector in general, is one of the important consumers of software. Apart from adopting free software in government, a lot of reuse and sharing can also be enabled through a repository of e-governance applications. Under this policy

  1. The code developed for the state should be available as free software.
  2. Proper transfer of code from vendors to government and release of the same under free license should be enforced.
  3. A public repository of application for local bodies shall be created.
  4. Competitions on software for civic engagement would be conducted to evolve innovative solutions.

Nodal Agency Public adoption of Free software